Archive: MMA NEWS

Oct 29, 2012 2:41 pm

PHOTO GALLERY | Fighter Halloween Costumes 2012 | MMA NEWS

Halloween is a holiday that I personally do not take part in. My last costume was self made, I called myself “underwear man” and I put a pair of whitey tighty’s on my head and went door to door asking for free candy with my friends. I was in the 8th grade. My lack of...

Oct 29, 2012 10:15 am

UFC on FOX 5 Official With 13 Scheduled Bouts | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have tied down December’s UFC on FOX 5 card with 13 fights. UFC on FOX 5 is set to take place at Seattle’s KeyArena on December 8. In the main event UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will defend his title against Nate Diaz. BJ Penn also makes his return from retirement on the...

Oct 29, 2012 10:06 am

Jon Fitch Claims Cain Fought JDS Severely Injured | UFC NEWS

“I think that in the first fight, he did’t show everything he could do. He had a severe knee injury, and was limited by what he could do, but it was such an important fight so he couldn’t miss it. It was important for the company, for the fans and for the world. He continued,...

Oct 29, 2012 10:00 am

Cesar Gracie Explains Why Nick Diaz Wants To Fight Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“Nick really wants this fight because he has great admiration and respect for Anderson as a fighter. Anderson Silva is a true martial artist, he studied martial arts, is a great representative of the sport. Nick loves martial arts and that, for him, is enough to put Anderson Silva as the opponent. … I heard...

Oct 29, 2012 9:51 am

GSP Not Sold On Superfight With Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“I hate that. They talk to me about the next fight and I’m not there. Like I’m supposed to win easy, like it’s a joke. Carlos Condit is a dangerous guy. I always respect my opponent. My life is on the line. Name the top guy and they’ve said they want to fight me. They...

Oct 29, 2012 9:35 am

MMA Poll: Should Women Be Invited To Fight In The UFC? | UFC NEWS

Womens MMA is becoming more and more popular. With standouts like Miesha Tate, Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg the state of WMMA is better than ever. UFC president Dana White has recently been vocal about the possibility of bringing the girls over, but hasn’t pulled the switch yet. Should he? [poll id=”4″]

Oct 29, 2012 9:03 am

Matt Riddle Steps in to Face Besam Yousef at UFC 154 | UFC NEWS

  Just days after the announcement was made that Stephen “Wonderboy”Thompson had injured his knee and was forced out of his match-up with Besam Yousef at UFC, the organization has named Matt Riddle as his replacement. Riddle was last seen submitting Chris Clements at UFC 149 in Calgary earning the Submission of the Night bonus...

Oct 29, 2012 9:00 am

Bellator Boss Rebney Reports Lombard Got $400k Signing Bonus From UFC | UFC NEWS

Former Bellator middleweight champion, Hector Lombard, recently defected from his promotional home to the UFC. At the time Lombard was in the midst of a 25 fight unbeaten streak and as a result had become one of the hottest free agents on the market. According to Bellator CEO, Bjorn Rebney, the UFC made his champion...

Oct 29, 2012 8:54 am

Gilbert Melendez Still Wants Healy Once Recovered From Injury | MMA NEWS

“I’ve been with Gilbert this week. He received the result of the MRI and hopefully will not need surgery. He will probably go through a lot of physical therapy, which he has been doing. I do not know when he comes back, but he will as soon as possible and he would like to face...

Oct 29, 2012 8:40 am

VIDEO | JDS Wants To KO Velasquez Again, But Can Submit Him Too | UFC NEWS

“That time it was perfect for me. My first strategy is always to knock my opponents out and I will try to do that again. I know Cain Velasquez, I respect him a lot. He’s really tough. But I will give my best to win this fight, it doesn’t matter where. Of course I want...

Oct 29, 2012 8:21 am

VIDEO | Womens MMA To The UFC | UFC NEWS

In the video featured in this entry you will notice how deep women’s MMA has gotten over the years. With a wealth of talent on both the regional and big stages should these ladies get called to the big show? Check the video feature out on page 2 and sound off in the comments section!

Oct 27, 2012 12:36 pm

Hughes Defends Hunting Practices: The Law & The Bible Say I Can | UFC NEWS

“They can think whatever they want. But as far as, by the law, I’m right. You can’t see anything in the Bible [that says I’m wrong]. By the law and by the Bible, I’ve not done anything wrong. And if I haven’t conflicted with either one of those, I can live my life the way...

Oct 27, 2012 12:13 pm

MFC 35 “Explosive Encounter” Results

  Last night the Maximum Fighting Championships presented MFC 35: Explosive Encounter from the Mayfield Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The 9 fight card was headlined by a bout to determine the new MFC Middleweight Champion as Elvis Mutapcic faced Joseph Henle. Both men were coming off of impressive first round knockout victories at...

Oct 27, 2012 11:54 am

VIDEO | UFC Legend Tank Abbot Discusses The Current State Of MMA & The UFC

Aaron Tru from mmaprime.tv chats with NHB Legend Tank Abbott at King of the Cage. Tank was the commentated for the night, helping out with the KOTC broadcast. Tru asks Abbott about the difference between NHB and MMA. Tank talks about MMA being more of a sport, as NHB is what he is into; “you...

Oct 27, 2012 11:47 am

VIDEO | In the Gym with Nathan Diaz | UFC NEWS

The UFC lightweight division is considered the most “talent rich” weight class currently promoted under the ZUFFA LLC banner. At the very top of the heap is Stockton’s son, Nathan Diaz. On the verge of achieving what every fighter dreams of, Nate is currently in the final preparatory stage for his UFC title shot against...

Oct 27, 2012 11:34 am

EXCLUSIVE | Alchemist Prospect Kurt Holobaugh: “I’m a fight or two away from the UFC”

The last time BJPenn.com spoke with undefeated featherweight prospect Kurt Holobaugh, he was preparing to square off with Ronnie Rogers to continue his unbeaten momentum. Holobaugh won that fight with a second round submission victory and upped his professional record to 8-0. That was merely two months ago and now the tough Alchemist managed fighter...

Oct 27, 2012 8:41 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 7 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

One of the season’s most recent feuds was settled in the Octagon on Friday as Canadian Michael Hill defeated Matt Secor with a split decision win on The Ultimate Fighter Fridays episode seven – ‘Summer Camp’ – that aired on FX. After a heated argument in the house, the rivals finally got to settle their...

Oct 26, 2012 8:54 am

Randy Couture Predicts That Strikeforce Will Fold Just Like The WEC | MMA NEWS

“Yeah, there are some questions there. I know the Showtime relationship with Zuffa has been rocky. I know they hoped to renew that relationship and build that relationship, but they weren’t able to pull that off. I think you’re gonna see the Strikeforce guys absorbed and plucked like they did the WEC. So, then the...